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Health&Help

Health&Help is a non-profit clinic that provides basic medical services in the fields of pediatrics, preventive care, health education, and obstetrics and gynecology. We prescribe and distribute medications, perform minor surgeries under local anesthesia, consult pregnant women and deliver babies, supervise several medical programs on child malnutrition, birth control, type I diabetes and pregnancy care, as well as give educational lectures on hygiene and healthy diet.

Our clinic operates using the first aid station model, providing medical care. Our operation hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, and Saturday, 8 am to 12 am. ER is open 24/7.

You will be expected to see patients in the clinic on a daily basis, working along with volunteers, and handle paperwork. You should be comfortable making medical decisions and dealing with cases of different levels of complexity.

A desired candidate is:

  • Expected to stay from 1 month to a year;
  • Always ready to help and skilled in his/her own field;
  • Attentive to details and goal-oriented;
  • A team player, who respects other members of the multiprofessional team;
  • A trained professional, who speaks Spanish (B2) and/or English/Russian.

The responsibilities include:
Examining patients on site and in the field;
Distributing medications and purchasing medical supplies;
Keeping up with the documentation.

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About Health&Help

Location:

Depto De Huehuetenango, Depto De Huehuetenango, Guatemala 13003, GT

Mission Statement

"Health&Help" is a non-governmental charitable organization of people connected by the single goal of helping those on the edge of poverty. Now we provide medical help in Nicaragua y Guatemala

Description

"Health&Help" is a non-governmental charitable organization of people connected by the single goal of helping those on the edge of poverty. We recruit a people with medical experience, foremen, carpenters ext.

We don't ask for a mandatory contribution and we provide a veggie-food and shelter for our volunteers. Minimum participation time is 1 month. Building Project start July 2016. Lengths of the project will be approximately 3 month. We are Russian-Guatemalan organization and we ask participants speak at list 2 from 3 languages (Russian, Spanish, English) to be able to communicate with other parts of the group.

Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Las Silvias, El Rosario, Chinandega department Eldepartment El Rosario, Nicaragua

(11.83345,-86.16628)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatrics
  • Occupational Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed

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